6/17/2011

Father's Day Craft Ideas from Provo Craft

I am very excited to share with my readers a few Father's Day Craft Ideas from  Provo Craft !  With the step-by-step instructions shown below, you and your child can learn how to: make a handsome homemade Father's Day Card, a keepsake box, and even a professional looking cake!


Father's Day Card Instructions

Materials:
Cricut® Expression Personal Electronic Cutter
Cricut® Father’s Day cartridge
Blue cardstock
Brown cardstock
Printed cardstock (2 different coordinating sheets)
Adhesive
Dimensional tape
Ink
Paper cutter
Instructions:
Using paper cutter, cut blue cardstock into a 6” x 10” rectangle then fold in half.
Using paper cutter, cut printed cardstock into a 5 ½” x 5 ½” square
Using paper cutter, coordinating printed cardstock into a 5 ½” x 1” rectangle
Using Cricut® and Cricut® Father’s Day cartridge and brown cardstock, cut 3 ½” Father’s Day
Using blue cardstock, cut 3 ½” Father’s Day layer
Ink all edges
Adhere layers of Happy Father’s Day
Using dimensional tape, adhere to card. 




#1 Dad Box Instructions

Materials:
Cricut® Personal Electronic Cutter
Cricut® Father’s Day cartridge
Black cardstock
Blue cardstock
Printed cardstock
Adhesive
Dimensional tape
Paper cutter
Box 6” x 4” 
Instructions:
Using printed cardstock and paper cutter, cut four squares 5 ½” x 3 ½” and one square 5 ½” x 5 ½”
Using coordinating printed cardstock and paper cutter, cut four squares 5” x 3” and one square 5” x 5”
Using Cricut®, Cricut® Father’s Day cartridge and black cardstock, cut 3” Poker, Can, Money and Pool Balls.  Cut 5” Background2.
Using printed cardstock, cut 3” PokerLyr, CanLyr, PoolballLyr, MoneyLyr.  Using printed cardstock, cut 5” #1Dad
Adhere mats to top and sides
Adhere layers of all cuts and attach to sides
Using dimensional tape, adhere #1 Dad cut to top of box




Instructions for Father's Day Cake

Materials:

Cricut Cake® Personal Electronic Cutter

Cricut® Martha Stewart Crafts™ Seasonal Cake Art cartridge

10" x 5" Cake

Gum paste: brown, teal, aqua, light aqua

Buttercream frosting: turquoise

Food gel: brown

Toothpicks

Sugar glue


Cartridge Cuts:

  • Seasonal Cake Art cartridge
  • eight Fit to Length 5" star borders
  • eight Fit to Length 4.5" star banners
  • seventeen 1 ¾" circles with stars inside
  • two 1 ¾" best dad phrases
  • sixteen ½" stars
  • 2 ½" starburst
  • 2 ½" and 1 ¾" layered stars
  • 1 ½" and 2" star wreaths


Designer Hints:


Cut all images from gum paste, using pictures for color references. Remove excess gum paste from cutting mats and images. Save brown stars from borders. Let gum paste dry so that the cuts can be removed from the mat without being distorted.


Layer borders, banners, and stars together as shown using sugar glue.


Layer borders and banners to cake as shown.


Layer best dad phrases together. Stand phrase on top of the cake as shown.


Paint toothpicks with food gel. Let dry. Attach toothpicks to backs of stars. Place on top of cake as shown.


To decorate cupcakes, brownies, or cookies, cut similar icons at desired sizes. Layer together and place on top of the goodies as shown.


A special Thank You to Provo Craft for sharing these awesome ideas with us!

You can also find Provo Craft on Amazon.com





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